from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A strategy intended to make a hostile takeover of a corporation more difficult, as by granting of special rights to existing shareholders upon the occurrence of the purchase of a significant amount of stock by an intended acquirer.
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- noun business Any
strategydesigned to produce negative results for an entity carrying out a takeover.
- noun politics A provision in a bill that leads to people who would have supported it opposing it instead
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- noun the target company defends itself by making its stock less attractive to an acquirer
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